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24 Feb 2017 (AFR) – Capex investment strike grinds on; Business keeps brakes on capex

(24 February 2017, AFR, p3, by Jacob Greber)

‘Australia’s long four-year investment slump is set to continue through most of 2017, with official figures showing spending by companies on new buildings, equipment and machinery fell for a fourth straight quarter late last year. Figures published less than a day after Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe pleaded with business to take the lead in investing for growth and infrastructure showed total spending fell 2.1 per cent last quarter from the previous three months.’

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